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Cattleya rex 'Inti' HCC/AOS × sib 'Killa'
Number: TN9074
Name: Cattleya rex 'Inti' HCC/AOS × sib 'Killa'
Type: sib    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: William Green, My Green Pets
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Comments: Pod parent plant: Cultivar originally called 'MGP02'.

Pollen parent plant: Cultivar originally called 'MGP01'.
For additional origin/habitat information supplied courtesy of Charles and Margaret Baker, see further below, near the bottom of this page.

Temperatures we attempt to use in the lab & greenhouse:
For Species:   Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter: days average 85°F, nights 62°F; best fit is intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Genus:   Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter: days average 83°F, nights 60°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F ( )

About the name...
Etymology of Cattleya   Named in honor of William Cattley, English horticulturist in the 19th century. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Etymology of rex   From Latin "rex" king. (Source: Brown 1956)
Pronunciation of Cattleya   KAT-lee-ya (Sources: Pridgeon 1992, Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of rex   rex (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Flask Information
Availability: We have approximately 100 plants in intermediate-stage flasks available for immediate reflasking for you. Because the plants are already so far along, these flasks will take a relatively short time to mature.
You should: Reserve a flask now so that we can make it for you. If you don't reserve, the plants won't be reflasked.
Yield Estimate: 1868 plants (based on flask surveys done 02/12/2022 through 10/14/2023)
Yield estimates are only approximate, but may appear to be fairly exact numbers because they are a combination of large rough estimates in remaining mother flasks and more accurate small estimates in reflasks.
Plantlet Sizes: From many flasks 5 - 60 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 02/12/2022 through 05/05/2024)
From one most recently surveyed flask 15 - 30 mm (05/05/2024)
Expected Flask Price: $43.75 per flask of 16 (min.) plants
Plants proliferate if crowded, so are planted more sparsely than usual, and require 2 or more years in flask so there is an additional charge (included) for materials and labor.
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The origin/habitat information below is supplied courtesy of Charles and Margaret Baker

The following information is based on the name of the plant provided by the donor, and assumes that the name is correct. If the plant has been misidentified, then the following information may not be correct.
This text is copyrighted by the Bakers and may not be reproduced without permission.

ORIGIN/HABITAT: Peru, Colombia, and possibly Brazil. In Peru, Cattleya rex grows on the eastern slopes of the Andes in the Department of San Martin near Moyobamba and Rioja. Plants are most often found at 2300-3950 ft. (700-1200 m) in wet mountain forests, where they grow on the top branches of very tall trees. This species does not readily re-establish on younger trees after the large ones are cut. Plants are reportedly found Colombia and Brazil, but we found no specific information abut the habitat in these regions. Once abundant, this species is now very scarce and considered endangered, primarily because of habitat destruction.
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